Every week we hand-pick the most interesting and buzz-worthy wellness news and put them all in one place. Health is never boring with these stories from around the web.
Research is showing that diets lower in carbs have the potential to relieve chronic joint pain, specifically in those with knee problems. – via Medical News Today
Introducing Horticultural Therapy. Used in hospitals, youth camps, even prisons – research is showing that working with plants “speeds up” physical recovery and improves mental states. – via The New York Times
There’s no doubt that exercise is beneficial to our muscle and bone health, but it could be helping improve our brain function too. – via CNN.com
Due to the measles outbreak, a New York county has banned unvaccinated children from all public spaces until they either receive the MMR vaccine or the ban is lifted. Public spaces include everything from places of worship to the grocery store. Regardless of your view on vaccines, it is an interesting topic of conversation. – via NBC.com
Not only is coffee still the number one beverage consumed in America, but gourmet is the new best choice and we’re just over here wondering what really qualifies as gourmet?! – via The Washington Post
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